The Asian Scientist 100
Dennis Lo Yuk Ming
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Lo is one of four recipients of the 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for discovering that fetal DNA is present in maternal blood and that it can be used to test for genetic disorders.
(Photo: Chinese University of Hong Kong)
- 2021 Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences
Dennis Lo Wins 2021 Breakthrough Prize In Life Sciences
Lo received the Breakthrough Prize in Life Sciences for developing noninvasive genetic fetal screening tests used by millions of prospective parents worldwide.
Medicine’s New Stethoscope
Detecting cancers with a blood test sounds simple enough, but is it just hype or are liquid biopsies here to stay?
Asia’s Scientific Trailblazers: Xue Qi-Kun
Professor Xue Qi-Kun shares the story behind his discovery of quantum anomalous Hall effect and other developments in the field of condensed matter physics.
GRAIL And Cirina Join Forces For Early Cancer Detection
GRAIL and Cirina have entered an agreement to form a global company focused on the early detection of cancer.
First Winners of China’s US$1m Future Science Awards Announced
Dennis Lo Yuk-ming and Xue Qikun are the first two winners of China's version of the Nobel Prize, which each comes with a US$1 million cash prize.
Five APAC Scientists Predicted To Win 2016 Nobel Prize
Five scientists from Asia Pacific institutions or countries of origin have been chosen by Thomson Reuters as its 2016 Citation Laureates.